Freedom of choice is a pillar of Western culture. But can too much of it be a bad thing?
Average temperatures in Australia are already high by international standards, but what happens when they continue to rise? How much heat can our bodies withstand?
It may not be such a bad habit after all.
Smoking-related cardiovascular disease like heart attack and stroke results in 11,400 people being sent to hospital and 6,400 people dying in Australia each year, new research shows.
Research in mice shows that estrogen replacement therapy has the greatest chance of reducing cardiovascular disease risk if it is begun soon after menopause.
Getting enough exercise to offset the health impacts of sitting might be easier than you think, new research shows.
Both diets can help to lower cholesterol, but which is better?
Regional deprivation is causing thousands of northerners – especially men – to die young each year.
The head of the World Health Organization calls air pollution 'the new tobacco' because it causes millions of preventable deaths yearly. Fine particle pollution is especially deadly.
Your risk of a heart attack increases 600 per cent within a week of catching the flu. The flu shot decreases that risk, whether you catch the flu or not.
People suffering chronic breathlessness often end up going to hospital because they don't have the proper help to manage the problem.
A nutritionist fact checks the claimed health benefits of beer. It may reduce the risk of heart disease but you'd be much better off getting these benefits from other foods.
Your weight during your youth could have an effect on your heart for the rest of your life.
A new study has found too few Indigenous people are getting health checks, despite their elevated risk of heart problems.
The risk of heart attack and stroke is increased for women with rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis, and for men with psoriasis.
Stress has subtle, underlying effects on almost every part of the body, including the heart, gut and immune system.
Is this more good news for coffee lovers, or a case of be careful what you read?
From donuts to avocados, food impacts your heart health. Here we delve into the science of how to eat -- to reduce your chances of cardiovascular disease.
Annoyed you don't have a sit-stand desk? Spare a thought for those workers who have to stand all day: Standing may double the risk of heart disease.
The physical impact of extreme exercise on the body is intense.